Notice: RefWorks Citation Manager Cancellation Effective January 1, 2021

The Refworks citation management software will no longer be available after December 31, 2020.  This resource is currently funded through the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC) and is not being renewed.  Other citation management software is available such as Zotero, EndNote, and Mendeley and is supported by the USF Libraries. Visit Citing Sources: Citation Management Software LibGuide for more information.

RefWorks users who would like to save their references are advised to export them by December 31, 2020. Users will have until January 31, 2021 to access their accounts for the purpose of exporting references, after which accounts will be permanently inaccessible. To access your account after Dec 31, 2020, please contact  All attachments must be downloaded and reattached to references separately in another citation manager.  

Information on how to export your references and migrate to another citation manager is provided in the USF Libraries Guide on Refworks from the tab Migrating to Another Citation Manager and at Managing References: Exporting References to a File (New RefWorks users) and Exporting References from Legacy RefWorks (Legacy RefWorks users). 

If you have already exported your references, you do not need to take any action. Your account will be deleted automatically on January 31, 2021. 

If you have questions about exporting your RefWorks references, please contact Susan Silver (

Email from Susan Silver to RefWorks users who have active accounts

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